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Snowbound and Stir Crazy
In case you missed it, Boston has received so much snow in the last few weeks that everything and everyone—including me—is at a breaking point. The MBTA doesn't work, the government is encouraging people to stay indoors and off the roads, and there are no s...
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Junk Wax Battle 2.0 - Players Needed!
If you're a longtime reader of this blog, you know that I'm all about innovation in this wonderful hobby of ours. Not so much innovating the cards themselves, but how we as collectors approach and make sense of them, and their meaning and use within our liv...
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1978 Topps Master Set Highlights
I've gone on and on about collecting mega master sets. As of today, I'm actively collecting mega master sets for 1965, 1976, 1986, 1987, and 1988 Topps. But instead of writing another thousand words on the beauty of collecting a card design rather than a pl...
I've gone on and on about collecting mega master sets. As of today, I'm actively collecting mega master sets for 1965, 1976, 1986, 1987, and 1988 Topps. But instead of writing another thousand words on the beauty of collectin...
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Grade This Card: 1964 Topps Pete Rose
I'm not a professional grader, just a longtime collector. I have
a pretty good idea what constitutes gem mint, and what's considered
poor. It's just everything in between that throws me. I've scanned one
of my cards here. Help me out by giving it a grade...
I'm not a professional grader, just a longtime collector. I have a pretty good idea what constitutes gem mint, and what's considered poor. It's just everything in between that throws me. I've scanned one of my cards here. Hel...
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A Card I'd Like to See in 2015 Topps Archives
Now that we know the base card designs Topps has chosen for its 2015 Archives set—1957, 1976, and 1983—here's a card I'd like to see in the set.
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Grade This Card: 1956 Topps Roberto Clemente
I'm not a professional grader, just a longtime collector. I have
a pretty good idea what constitutes gem mint, and what's considered
poor. It's just everything in between that throws me. I've scanned one of my cards here. Help me out by giving it a grade ...
I'm not a professional grader, just a longtime collector. I have a pretty good idea what constitutes gem mint, and what's considered poor. It's just everything in between that throws me. I've scanned one of my cards here. Hel...
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Junk Wax Battle 2.0 is coming February 15th!
Mark your calendars: Junk Wax Battle 2.0: Team Set Throwdown Sunday, February 15, 2015 at 3:30pm Knight Moves Board Game Cafe - Brookline, MA That's right: we're coming back for more! Encouraged by popular demand, we're hosting another installment of Junk W...
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1986 Topps Master Set Highlights
As I mentioned in yesterday's post, I collect mega master sets . Today I want to highlight a few oddities from the 1986 Topps mega master set. Nineteen-eighty-six Topps may be my absolute favorite set from my childhood. It's the first set I collected, and w...
As I mentioned in yesterday's post, I collect mega master sets. Today I want to highlight a few oddities from the 1986 Topps mega master set. Nineteen-eighty-six Topps may be my absolute favorite set from my childhood. It's t...
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NBA History, Sans Michael Jordan
What if you had to present the history of the NBA without mentioning Michael Jordan? Fans of basketball know that to even suggest something so ludicrous is, well, ludicrous. And yet, if you're Panini, you have an exclusive license to produce official NBA ca...
What if you had to present the history of the NBA without mentioning Michael Jordan? Fans of basketball know that to even suggest something so ludicrous is, well, ludicrous. And yet, if you're Panini, you have an exclusive li...
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Grade This Card: 1962 Post Cereal Roberto Clemente
I'm not a professional grader, just a longtime collector. I have
a pretty good idea what constitutes gem mint, and what's considered
poor. It's just everything in between that throws me. I've scanned one
of my cards here. Help me out by giving it a grade...
I'm not a professional grader, just a longtime collector. I have a pretty good idea what constitutes gem mint, and what's considered poor. It's just everything in between that throws me. I've scanned one of my cards here. Hel...
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Grade This Card: 1954 Topps Whitey Ford
I'm not a professional grader, just a longtime collector. I have
a pretty good idea what constitutes gem mint, and what's considered
poor. It's just everything in between that throws me. I've scanned one
of my cards here. Help me out by giving it a grade...
I'm not a professional grader, just a longtime collector. I have a pretty good idea what constitutes gem mint, and what's considered poor. It's just everything in between that throws me. I've scanned one of my cards here. Hel...
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Help Me Grade This Card: 1953 Topps Ed Mathews
Now, I'm not a professional grader, just a longtime collector. I have a pretty good idea what constitutes gem mint, and what's considered poor. It's just everything in between that throws me. I've scanned one of my cards here. Help me out by giving it a gra...
Now, I'm not a professional grader, just a longtime collector. I have a pretty good idea what constitutes gem mint, and what's considered poor. It's just everything in between that throws me. I've scanned one of my cards here...
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